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Youngstown Business Incubator Partners with The Junction to Bring Israeli 3D Printing Startups to the US

Youngstown Business Incubator Partners with The Junction to Bring Israeli 3D Printing Startups to the US

In an effort to help two Israeli technology startups successfully enter the US market, the Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) has announced a partnership with business accelerator The Junction, located in Israel with additive manufacturing as one of its core areas. This formal partnership forms the basis of the Israel-Youngstown Business Incubator Collaborative, or I-YBI, as it […]

In an effort to help two Israeli technology startups successfully enter the US market, the Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) has announced a partnership with business accelerator The Junction, located in Israel with additive manufacturing as one of its core areas....
Educational Business Wins Hack My Van Contest, Will Offer Portable 3D Printing Workshops in New Zealand

Educational Business Wins Hack My Van Contest, Will Offer Portable 3D Printing Workshops in New Zealand

The Hack My Van competition, put on for the second year by Mercedes-Benz Vans, reminds me a little bit of the reality TV show Pimp My Ride, where ruined cars were fixed up and renovated into much cooler versions of the original vehicle. The difference is that, instead of trying to revive an old car, Hack […]

The Hack My Van competition, put on for the second year by Mercedes-Benz Vans, reminds me a little bit of the reality TV show Pimp My Ride, where ruined cars were fixed up and renovated into much cooler versions of the original vehicle. The difference is that, instead...
Chemical Giant Increases Focus on Additive Manufacturing with Creation of BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH

Chemical Giant Increases Focus on Additive Manufacturing with Creation of BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH

Global chemical giant BASF isn’t new to 3D printing. The company has been increasingly involved in high-profile partnerships in additive manufacturing, including significant work with HP’s new Multi Jet Fusion technology and Essentium Materials’ new FlashFuse technology. BASF has expanded on these partnerships, telling us more about their rising commitment to the materials at play in […]

Global chemical giant BASF isn’t new to 3D printing. The company has been increasingly involved in high-profile partnerships in additive manufacturing, including significant work with HP’s new Multi Jet Fusion technology and Essentium Materials’ new...
3D Printing Business News for Your Weekend: Whispering Gibbon Launches Rebranded Technology, Sigma Labs Publishes Patent

3D Printing Business News for Your Weekend: Whispering Gibbon Launches Rebranded Technology, Sigma Labs Publishes Patent

It’s officially the weekend, and we know you’re ready to kick back and relax. So, we’ve taken the liberty of putting some of the latest 3D printing business news for you here, in easily digestible, weekend-sized bites. First up is a big announcement from 3D content generation and software development startup Whispering Gibbon, which uses […]

It’s officially the weekend, and we know you’re ready to kick back and relax. So, we’ve taken the liberty of putting some of the latest 3D printing business news for you here, in easily digestible, weekend-sized bites. First up is a big announcement...
3D Printing News Briefs: July 18, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: July 18, 2017

We’re diving headfirst into some 3D printing legal and business news for today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to an additive manufacturing competition and a new additive manufacturing company, a new hybrid material, and a 3D printed solution to help you beat the summer heat. Shapeways has filed formal comments in the […]

We’re diving headfirst into some 3D printing legal and business news for today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to an additive manufacturing competition and a new additive manufacturing company, a new hybrid material, and a 3D printed solution...
3D Printing News Briefs: July 11, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: July 11, 2017

We’re talking a lot of business here in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – everything from an important new hire and ISO certification to a partnership and a webinar series, and then some aerospace materials and metal 3D printing to round things out. Markforged has hired a new Chief Revenue Officer, while Midwest Prototyping has […]

We’re talking a lot of business here in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – everything from an important new hire and ISO certification to a partnership and a webinar series, and then some aerospace materials and metal 3D printing to round things out....
Two of 3D Printing's Biggest Lies

Two of 3D Printing's Biggest Lies

“Complexity is free” and “the cost is flat” are two of the biggest lies in 3D printing. Neither is true, and I’m going to prove it. Right now. MARKETING AND SALES Say you open a 3D printing service bureau. You want to fill it with work, so you hire sales and marketing people to build […]

“Complexity is free” and “the cost is flat” are two of the biggest lies in 3D printing. Neither is true, and I’m going to prove it. Right now. MARKETING AND SALES Say you open a 3D printing service bureau. You want to fill it with work, so you...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

3D printing awards, technology, programs, printers, partnerships, and new facilities – the 3D printing hive is abuzz with news on this lovely Friday! Desktop Metal was chosen by the World Economic Forum as one of its Technology Pioneers, while Sciaky is showing off its EBAM technology at the Paris Air Show. EOS launches its new […]

3D printing awards, technology, programs, printers, partnerships, and new facilities – the 3D printing hive is abuzz with news on this lovely Friday! Desktop Metal was chosen by the World Economic Forum as one of its Technology Pioneers, while Sciaky is showing...
SD3D Completes Acquisition of Printelize, Will Integrate the Platform and Add More Features

SD3D Completes Acquisition of Printelize, Will Integrate the Platform and Add More Features

Back in October, automations technology company SD3D, which specializes in 3D printing solutions, announced that they had entered into an agreement to acquire Polish 3D software startup Printelize. SD3D had originally been a client of Printelize, using the platform’s client management system and auto-quoting tool to provide its clients 3D printing production service estimates, and plans to fully […]

Back in October, automations technology company SD3D, which specializes in 3D printing solutions, announced that they had entered into an agreement to acquire Polish 3D software startup Printelize. SD3D had originally been a client of Printelize, using the...
Major Japanese Printer Manufacturer Shifts Focus: Ricoh Turns to 3D Printing

Major Japanese Printer Manufacturer Shifts Focus: Ricoh Turns to 3D Printing

Ricoh, the Japanese imaging and electronics company which specializes in the manufacturing of printers, is seeing a significant decline in demand for traditional computer and office printers. To ensure long-term prosperity of the company, executives at Ricoh are directing the firm to 3D printing, an industry that is growing at an impressive rate, and in […]

Ricoh, the Japanese imaging and electronics company which specializes in the manufacturing of printers, is seeing a significant decline in demand for traditional computer and office printers. To ensure long-term prosperity of the company, executives at Ricoh are...
MakerBot Prepares to Expand Sales Throughout US West Coast Schools and Businesses

MakerBot Prepares to Expand Sales Throughout US West Coast Schools and Businesses

Despite all of the cunning innovations being developed across the additive manufacturing spectrum this year, nothing set the news headlines ablaze like the immensely popular 3D printing company MakerBot and their decision to shut down their Brooklyn-based manufacturing plant and move their 3D printer production to China. Although the move conjured up a fair amount […]

Despite all of the cunning innovations being developed across the additive manufacturing spectrum this year, nothing set the news headlines ablaze like the immensely popular 3D printing company MakerBot and their decision to shut down their Brooklyn-based...
Looking to Break Into the 3D Printing Business Now? Become a Hub with Ira3D’s Poetry Express

Looking to Break Into the 3D Printing Business Now? Become a Hub with Ira3D’s Poetry Express

Italy-based Ira3D is one of those rare companies in the 3D printing industry that has been able to create a quality lineup of popular 3D printers and accompanying technology, and keep the momentum going; in fact, their energy just seems to accelerate—along with the offerings of new products and releases. The evolution of their technology […]

Italy-based Ira3D is one of those rare companies in the 3D printing industry that has been able to create a quality lineup of popular 3D printers and accompanying technology, and keep the momentum going; in fact, their energy just seems to accelerate—along with the...
XYZprinting Plans to Implement Memjet’s Printhead Technology into Their 3D Printing Platform

XYZprinting Plans to Implement Memjet’s Printhead Technology into Their 3D Printing Platform

In an increasingly populated and erratic 3D printing industry, the Taiwanese 3D printing company XYZprinting has done a phenomenal job keeping their affordable and plentiful 3D printing hardware on a momentous upswing. Owned and backed by the New Kinpo Group of Taiwan, which brings in over $30 billion in revenue each year, XYZprinting has taken […]

In an increasingly populated and erratic 3D printing industry, the Taiwanese 3D printing company XYZprinting has done a phenomenal job keeping their affordable and plentiful 3D printing hardware on a momentous upswing. Owned and backed by the New Kinpo Group of...
3D Systems’ New CEO Vyomesh Joshi Shares Vision to Help the Struggling Company Find Success

3D Systems’ New CEO Vyomesh Joshi Shares Vision to Help the Struggling Company Find Success

Well, we’ve had just about a week to digest the 2016 first quarter numbers from within the 3D printing industry, and one of the more disappointing releases came from 3D Systems, which after a year of dealing with a stock value in free-fall, showed potential for a major turnaround at the end of 2015. But the […]

Well, we’ve had just about a week to digest the 2016 first quarter numbers from within the 3D printing industry, and one of the more disappointing releases came from 3D Systems, which after a year of dealing with a stock value in free-fall, showed potential for a...
Three Dimensions Are Not Enough to Fabricate Products

Three Dimensions Are Not Enough to Fabricate Products

Over the past two decades, the 3D printing industry made its way to become the best choice for fast prototype production also known as rapid prototyping. Nowadays, with powder bed technology for additive manufacturing and the use of metal and polymer production ready materials, the industry’s focus has shifted to the next phase, serial fabrication of end products using […]

Over the past two decades, the 3D printing industry made its way to become the best choice for fast prototype production also known as rapid prototyping. Nowadays, with powder bed technology for additive manufacturing and the use of metal and polymer production...
6 Ways 3D Printing Will Change the Way We Work

6 Ways 3D Printing Will Change the Way We Work

Earlier this year the Harvard Business Review reported that 30% of the world’s top 300 largest global brands were using or evaluating 3D printing. In the grand scheme of things, this is a tiny number of businesses – but with technology specialists suggesting that 3D printing could be bigger than the internet it seem inevitable that one day […]

Earlier this year the Harvard Business Review reported that 30% of the world’s top 300 largest global brands were using or evaluating 3D printing. In the grand scheme of things, this is a tiny number of businesses – but with technology specialists suggesting that 3D...
Michigan-Based VetsIn3D Brings 3D Printing to Both Veterinarians and Veterans

Michigan-Based VetsIn3D Brings 3D Printing to Both Veterinarians and Veterans

We cover a great deal of extraordinary individuals here at 3DPrint.com. Among the ingenious makers and clever businesspeople are those who truly have a vision for what they want to bring to the table in this quickly growing industry, highlighting the true benefits to some of society’s most deserving. Stories covering the goodness that can […]

We cover a great deal of extraordinary individuals here at 3DPrint.com. Among the ingenious makers and clever businesspeople are those who truly have a vision for what they want to bring to the table in this quickly growing industry, highlighting the true benefits to...
3D Printing’s Real Money

3D Printing’s Real Money

A few weeks ago, I spoke at the National Retail Federation’s Shop.org Digital Summit on the topic of 3D printing at retail. I really hope I made the case for 3D printing’s disruptive potential. 3D printing and other digital manufacturing technologies are getting better, faster and cheaper, and soon this is going to have a […]

A few weeks ago, I spoke at the National Retail Federation’s Shop.org Digital Summit on the topic of 3D printing at retail. I really hope I made the case for 3D printing’s disruptive potential. 3D printing and other digital manufacturing technologies are getting...
Stratasys Acquires RTC Rapid Technologies In Move To Step Up Service To German Customers

Stratasys Acquires RTC Rapid Technologies In Move To Step Up Service To German Customers

Stratasys Ltd. says they’ve acquired the operations and staff of a key German partner, RTC Rapid Technologies GmbH, and the move was aimed at strengthening the company‘s presence in the German Speaking Countries – or GSC – region of Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The company says the acquisition aligns with the company’s growth strategy for that […]

Stratasys Ltd. says they’ve acquired the operations and staff of a key German partner, RTC Rapid Technologies GmbH, and the move was aimed at strengthening the company‘s presence in the German Speaking Countries – or GSC – region of Germany, Switzerland...
Materialise To Name New Chief Financial Officer As Frederic Merckx Plans Exit

Materialise To Name New Chief Financial Officer As Frederic Merckx Plans Exit

Materialise NV provides additive manufacturing software and 3D printing services, and today the company says Frederic Merckx, their Chief Financial Officer since 2013, notified the company of his intention to resign.   In preparation for his departure, the company will immediately begin the search for a new chief financial officer. Executive Chairman Peter Leys said Merckx […]

Materialise NV provides additive manufacturing software and 3D printing services, and today the company says Frederic Merckx, their Chief Financial Officer since 2013, notified the company of his intention to resign.   In preparation for his departure, the...
Clément Moreau, CEO & Co-Founder of Sculpteo, Discusses 3D Printing's Future and His Vision for the Company

Clément Moreau, CEO & Co-Founder of Sculpteo, Discusses 3D Printing's Future and His Vision for the Company

While many analysts believe that 3D printers will eventually be within nearly every home, sort of like a microwave is now, we are not quite there yet. Sales of desktop 3D printers are not exactly blowing anyone away. In fact, in 2014 fewer than 250,000 3D printers were sold globally, and while this number is expected to […]

While many analysts believe that 3D printers will eventually be within nearly every home, sort of like a microwave is now, we are not quite there yet. Sales of desktop 3D printers are not exactly blowing anyone away. In fact, in 2014 fewer than 250,000 3D printers...
Launch Your Own Shapify 3D Printing & Scanning Business Starting at $99,000

Launch Your Own Shapify 3D Printing & Scanning Business Starting at $99,000

Covering the 3D printing industry has its perks. You get to meet some incredible people, learn a great deal about the technology in an incredibly short amount of time, and sometimes even get 3D printed yourself. At least that was the case at 3D Print Week New York last week where we happened to be […]

Covering the 3D printing industry has its perks. You get to meet some incredible people, learn a great deal about the technology in an incredibly short amount of time, and sometimes even get 3D printed yourself. At least that was the case at 3D Print Week New York...
3D Printing Nanotechnology Company NanoSun to be Acquired by Raffles Capital

3D Printing Nanotechnology Company NanoSun to be Acquired by Raffles Capital

Just a week after announcing their $3 million joint venture with China Commerce Group for International Economic Cooperation – CCIEC – to develop waste water treatment technology, NanoSun is being purchased by investment firm Raffles Capital Group. Raffles is expected to retain current NanoSun directors and shareholders, Dr Darren Sun and Mr Wong Ann Chai […]

Just a week after announcing their $3 million joint venture with China Commerce Group for International Economic Cooperation – CCIEC – to develop waste water treatment technology, NanoSun is being purchased by investment firm Raffles Capital Group. Raffles...
Using Nature to "3D Print" Wood Furniture the Old Fashioned Way

Using Nature to "3D Print" Wood Furniture the Old Fashioned Way

When you think 3D printed furniture I’d imagine most people picture plastic tables and chairs in garish colors, or fragile plastic parts glued together. But in actuality, there have been a lot of interesting advancements made in 3D printing home furnishings in the last few years, from large-scale 3D printers capable of producing entire pieces of […]

When you think 3D printed furniture I’d imagine most people picture plastic tables and chairs in garish colors, or fragile plastic parts glued together. But in actuality, there have been a lot of interesting advancements made in 3D printing home furnishings in...
MakerOS A Business Management Tool for 3D Printing Makers

MakerOS A Business Management Tool for 3D Printing Makers

You have The Next Big Idea. You know how to build it. Now what? Running a successful Maker enterprise based around 3D printing also means interacting with clients and above all, getting payment for your work. Mike Moceri, the founder and CEO of makerOS and Manulith in Detroit, says he wanted to address a lack […]

You have The Next Big Idea. You know how to build it. Now what? Running a successful Maker enterprise based around 3D printing also means interacting with clients and above all, getting payment for your work. Mike Moceri, the founder and CEO of makerOS and Manulith in...
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